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Posts Tagged ‘Bridget Kinsella’

Bridget Kinsella Gets Picked Up By Queer Publishing House

1247_200_15770.jpgFormer West Coast editor for Publisher’s Weekly and memoirist Bridget Kinsella has left the unemployment line! She has secured a gig at Cleis Press a fun, quirky, queer publishing company in Berkeley with fantastic titles like “The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Men” by Bill Brent.

Yes, “queer” as in funny.

Congrats Bridget.

Whole press release after the jump.

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Bridget Kinsella Credits Cronkite for Her Joining Twitter

1247_200_150.jpgAuthor and journo Bridget Kinsella sent us this about how Walter Cronkite who died today at 92, inspired her:

Walter Cronkite Made Me Twitter

When I heard that Walter Cronkite was gravely ill, I immediately thought about the one and only time I met the news legend. It was the day after Election Day 1997; I was a student at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and I was running on no sleep, having pulled an all-nighter to be part of the J-School’s first election website.

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